Category Archives for "Monetizing Your Blog"

Feb 09

Whew! Services Page Finally Done

By Cenay Nailor | Monetizing Your Blog

Have you ever had a task you knew you had to get done, but had been putting it off for so long that you lost track of everything you planned to do?

Yeah, me to. The Services Pages was one such project for me. In fact, to be fair, the Blog Installations, Plugins and Consultations, Theme Modifications and Coaching pages also needed updating as well. So, I unplugged the phone, closed Skype and turned off auto-retrieval for my email and got busy.

If you are even remotely interested in services offered here, feel free to poke around. If, like my daughter, you could care less… then just forgive my absence from the blogging scene and move along.

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Oct 04

Add Amazon Store To Your Blog

By Cenay Nailor | Monetizing Your Blog

One way to monetize your Authority Niche Site is to add an Amazon store as a page within your blog. If it’s featured on the first page and contains items that your visitors are interested in, it can be a great way to bring in additional revenue.

This How To Video walks you through the process of logging into your Amazon Affiliate account, and creating a store with exactly the products you want. Adding the store to a page in your blog is shown, along with techniques to get it looking good. There is an additional video showing you how to remove the blog’s sidebar from a page template so more of the Amazon store shows up.

With the Amazon store, once it’s created, you can add products and change colors without making a change to your blog. You can have additional categories and a search feature that works within your store. Each item sold from your Amazon store pays you a *commission* or referral fee.

Watch this video if you want to start bringing in additional revenue from the traffic you are already getting, or want to increase the traffic with SEO optimized new search terms.

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Aug 17

Affiliate Theme In Review

By Cenay Nailor | Monetizing Your Blog

Converting An Existing Blog To Affiliate Theme

There are a lot of Wordpress Themes out there, but none that could make affiliate marketing easy. Until now.

I recently purchased Affiliate Theme by Unique BlogDesigns to give it a whirl. Before getting the Affiliate Theme, I had to find a Wordpress theme that somewhat matched my *market*, and then make extensive edits and upgrades to make it work. Getting the Affiliate Theme was like getting an *Easy Button* for affiliate marketing.

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May 14

Add Page Peel Effect To Your Blog

By Cenay Nailor | Monetizing Your Blog

If you are doing any type of marketing from your blog, I have a cool little trick that will help you *engage* your readers that isn’t quite as obvious as a 250 x 250 *ad* placed in front of them. They don’t see those unless they are specifically looking for a solution.

It’s called a Page Peel effect, and it allows you to place an ad *under* your page. If the reader clicks the little link in the upper right hand corner, it opens the whole ad in a unique and *fun* peel away effect.

This video will show you where to get the code, how to…

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Feb 19

Amazon Carousel Widget For WordPress Blogs

By Cenay Nailor | Monetizing Your Blog

If you are an affiliate for Amazon, then you are probably familiar with their widget section. Like the aStore, slide shows, and special deal widgets, Amazon now offers a new one I really like. It’s called the carousel, and like it’s name-sake, it places photo’s of your *products* in a 3D round and round that the visitor controls.

When I came across this fun little widget on someones site, I immediately wanted one for my main blog…

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